September 8, 2019

How ICT Developments Affect Cybercrime in Malaysia

Who robs a bank anymore when you can just do it over a computer? The digitalisation of everything in our lives enables cybercrime to spread like wildfire. The cybercrime business is no longer what you imagine; operations carried out in dingy basements by a group of computer geeks. Cybercrime can now go from […]
August 17, 2019

What is a VPN Kill Switch? Does Your VPN Need It?

You have probably come across the term “VPN kill switch” while researching for a Virtual Private Network to subscribe. Alternatively, you might already nave a VPN but never knew such a feature existed. If you are wondering what a VPN kill switch is, it is an added feature which typically comes with any […]
July 13, 2019

6 Tell-Tale Signs of a Phishing Scam

Scam messages have common characteristics which we can use to weed them out. Sometimes it can be hard when the messages they give are so convincing. You find yourself thinking “Is this message safe to ignore? Or is there no harm to respond?” Hopefully by the end of this article, you will know […]
April 19, 2019

Brave: the Privacy Browser Which Rewards Users Tokens As You Browse

Like many of you out there, you might be a Chrome browser addict, with Chrome usually being adopted as your main browser of choice for its convenient integration with Google services, extensions, and syncing across devices. But what if you could have a browser similar to your current Chrome one, but with faster […]
December 24, 2018

Is It Safe To Use Hotel Wifi In This Age Anymore?

The holiday season brings about much travelling for many, and with that a lot of airport or hotel hopping about. As a traveller, you may often find yourself ready to be connected to the nearest Wifi connection you can get your hands on for the sake of sending a message back home, or […]
July 19, 2017

Server maintenance from 19 to 21 July

There will be a short outage between 5 to 15 minutes on each server from UTC 3:00 a.m. 19 July to UTC 3:00 a.m. 21 July due to a minor security patch being applied to all the servers. We apologise for any inconvenience in advance.
June 12, 2017

Security Update of OpenVPN

To all our users, between December 2016 and April 2017, OpenVPN 2.4.0 was audited for security vulnerabilities and the primary findings were two remote denial-of-service vulnerabilities. These have been fixed in OpenVPN 2.4.2. We have updated our GUI to the latest OpenVPN 2.4.2 and would like to advise everyone who is using our […]
November 30, 2015

BolehVPN not affected by “Port Fail” IP Leak vulnerability

There has been a vulnerability dubbed “Port Fail” revealed by Perfect Privacy that allows an attacker to reveal a person’s true IP address where the VPN provider has port forwarding enabled. This affected some of the largest VPN providers in the world including Ovpn.to, nVPN, and Private Internet Access (PIA). We would like […]